The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 9.52% 32.00% 16.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £23,000 £36,643 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.23% +1.08%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
Windows
Herefordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hereford region.

Operating Systems Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 9.52% 32.00% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £23,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hereford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Windows
Salary Trend in Hereford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hereford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Hereford

Windows
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix